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I am having an 5mm kidney stone (right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also. Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

I am having an 5mm kidney stone (right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also. Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

No: A kidney stone can be very painful, but it should not affect your leg. You probably have something else going on. Check with your primary provider. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Kidney stones causing leg pain, what should I do?

Kidney stones causing leg pain, what should I do?

Treat the source: If you truly have leg pain from kidney stones, the proper treatment would be to get rid of the kidney stones. ...Read more

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Is leg pain connected to kidney stones?

Is leg pain connected to kidney stones?

No: Stones may not cause pain, but when they do it is in the back, side (flank), abdomen, groin, not in the legs. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in my left lower back. No leg pain. Just a sharp cringing pain. That last a second. Comes and goes. What could it be. Kidney stones

I have a shooting pain in my left lower back. No leg pain. Just a sharp cringing pain. That last a second. Comes and goes. What could it be. Kidney stones

Or back muscles: It may be your back muscles trying to protect you. Doubt it is kidney stones as they last longer and are debilitating. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with kidney stone and gallbladder stone, now have left leg pain from groin to above knee achy and dull constant is it related?

Diagnosed with kidney stone and gallbladder stone, now have left leg pain from groin to above knee achy and dull constant is it related?

No: Generally, pain from gallstones or kidney stones is very severe and episodic and would likely require a visit to an er; the pain you are describing may be due to some nerve pressure; do you have a hernia in your groin? ...Read more

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Does kidney stone cause pain in leg to knee?

Does kidney stone cause pain in leg to knee?

Not usually: Howevera kidney stone bloking the uretr, which lies in top of the psoas muscle, especially if ureter is inflammed by infection, can cause muscle irritation & pain in the upper leg. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will kidney stone cause pain down right leg?

Need doctor's help! Will kidney stone cause pain down right leg?

No it does not: Kidney stone does not cause pain down right or left leg. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones cause swollen left leg and flank pains?

No Leg swelling: But flank pain is common with kidney stones.

Please see a doctor as soon as possible to diagnose your problems, since leg swelling can be due to a clot in the leg veins which is very serious and needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney. What causes build up? Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?

Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney. What causes build up? Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?

Kidney stones: Most often renal (kidney) stones are the result of dehydration. However, some people are more prone to form stones than others. I would recommend seeing a urologist who can do a complete metabolic workup of your stones, urine and bloodwork. With that info- you and your doctor will have a better idea of why you form stones and how to prevent them in the future. ...Read more

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If I'm having pain from kidney stones and it gets more painful and starts radiating down my right leg do I need to go back to the doctor?

Yes: Dear WHarris, yes, if you have had kidney stones in the past and this pain feels the same, then it would be better to have a doctor evaluation. Sometimes, the stones can be too big to pass through and they can block the passage of urine and then the backed up urine can damage the kidney. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh. Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones. What's wrong with me?

Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh. Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones. What's wrong with me?

Workup needed: High calcium can cause diffuse pain (especially in abdomen) and kidney stones. The issue is why the high calcium? Depending on how high, you may need further tests by your doctor. Make sure you're not taking anything with calcium in it like antacids (e.g. Tums). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a severe headache and leg pain with kidney stones?

Is it normal to have a severe headache and leg pain with kidney stones?

Normal?: No it is not normal to have headaches from kidney stones. Have the stones been removed? If so you should see your doctor about headaches etc. ...Read more

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3months I've had pain, soft bulge in left side under rib, numb hip, soft bulge on hip/groin, tired, Nauseous, leg numbness/swelling, had ultrasound they checked for gall/kidney stones and ovarian cyst all ok, blood & urine tests ok, getting worse?

3months I've had pain, soft bulge in left side under rib, numb hip, soft bulge on hip/groin, tired, Nauseous, leg numbness/swelling, had ultrasound they checked for gall/kidney stones and ovarian cyst all ok, blood & urine tests ok, getting worse?

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Severe vaginal burning, ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination. Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?

Atrophy?: Atrophic vaginitis or desquamative vaginitis can cause the vaginal symptoms, as can other infections besides yeast, like bacteria and viruses. The treatments are all very different, so you'd need a gyn specialist to sort it out. As far as the llq pain, it may or may not be related, but it could be caused by a stone, or an ovarian cyst. But a kidney stone wouldn't cause vaginal burning. ...Read more

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Upper right back pain below ribcage, strained rite leg, right shoulder pain, rite eye pain, belching, stomach pain eating sweets, 0.3mm kidney stone. Cause?

Various Pain: Seems like you have a lot going on and it is mostly right sided, but these complaints are not likely related, especially the eye and the leg pains. It is best to see your primary care physician to help separate these pains and determine individual etiologies so a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause hip and knee pain?

Can kidney stones cause hip and knee pain?

Kidney stones: Not typically. Usual radiation is to waist, back, groin and hip areas. ...Read more

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How do kidney stones effect the legs?

No specific effect: Kidney stones may cause pain in the abdomen, kidney infection and if left untreated could result in loss of that kidney, but there are no specific effects on the legs. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones there's a stent in me can I go in the hot tub it has saltwater Epsom salt jacuzzi for my spasms in my legs?

I have kidney stones there's a stent in me can I go in the hot tub it has saltwater Epsom salt jacuzzi for my spasms in my legs?

Go ahead: There does not seem to be any reason to stay away from a hot tub, because you have a ureteral stent.
Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless, to facilitate the passage of stone and to prevent the formation of new stones. ...Read more

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I have had right lower back pain, front right discomfort under my last rib and both legs ache. What could it be? Kidney stone on the left unrelated.

I have had right lower back pain, front right discomfort under my last rib and both legs ache. What could it be? Kidney stone on the left unrelated.

Here are some. ..: The feature and distribution of your described pain most likely represent the pain of musculoskeletal or neuromuscular origin, which could be differentiated by analyzing detailed Hx about the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its related activities + proper physical exam + tests as needed. So, bring the information to Doc for evaluation... ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more